This website monitors the 5G market, assessing progress towards EU policy goals such as the 5G Action Plan, the 5G Security Toolbox and the Digital Decade.

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The scoreboard provides an overview of the state of 5G in the European Union. It is updated regularly.

Latest News in Europe

Finland and South Korea to collaborate on 6G

The new research project will develop a system architecture for 6G.

ETNO says Europe’s 5G rollout is lagging behind global peers

The association says although 5G coverage has increased, Europe is not as advanced the United States, South Korea and China.

Bite Lithuania claims 5G speed record ahead of launch

The mobile operator says it achieved speeds of 2.679 Gbps.

European Commission launches second call for 6G projects

The application period will begin on January 17 and end on April 25.

European Commission to fund 5G research for defence applications

A new consortium brings together vendors, technology companies and research institutes from 11 EU Member States.

Spain to offer up €60 million for 5G projects

The funding will be available for 5G projects in areas of tourism, security and connected vehicles.

German telecoms regulator reviews 5G coverage targets

Deutsche Telekom, Telefonica and Vodafone all claim to have largely met the coverage obligations.

France issues €750 million call for 5G and 6G projects

The French government is supporting research and development (R&D) projects on advanced 5G and future network generations.

A1 Slovenia records a 45% increase in data usage in 2022

The operator also says its 5G network now reaches 66% of the country’s population.

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Latest News outside Europe

Finland and South Korea to collaborate on 6G

The new research project will develop a system architecture for 6G.

Vodafone UK trials standalone 5G

Vodafone is trialling the network with “select customers” in seven locations across the country.

US aviation regulator proposes deadline for 5G safeguards on planes

Airlines will need to install 5G resilient radio altimeters by early 2024.

5G Observatory scoreboard updated

Romania and Estonia’s spectrum auctions are now reflected in the scoreboard which keeps track of 5G developments in Europe.

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